Subpart A Minimum Standards for Inmate Grievance Procedures
Subpart B Procedures for Obtaining Certification of a Grievance Procedure

Terms Used In CFR > Title 28 > Chapter I > Part 40

  • complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.